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We just bought our dehumidifier a week ago. It seems to run only on short cycles starting up for a couple of minutes then shutting off for a few and thencoming back on. It is very annoying and doesn't seem right. What could it be?

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Still have the receipt? cause if its a stand alone i would say return it, short cycling could be anything from bad sensor or controls to it over heating etc., if its one on your central system, well fire your installer and call a reputable contractor.
The only thing that could cause it to short cycle it other wise would be a half opened half closed float contact switch on the internal storage for the h20 removed form the air (assuming its a prattle stand alone eat that is)

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